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Historical Events In August - 14

Monday, 28 September 2020

0410  On this day in history alaric sacks Rome  

0554  Ravenna becomes seat of Byzantines milt governor in Italy on August - 14.  

0582  Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on August - 14.  

1167  On this day in history raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1183  Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. (Traditional Japanese date: Twenty-fifth Day of the Seventh Month of the Second Year of Juei) on August - 14.  

1248  Construction of Cologne Cathedral begun on this day in history.  

1281  Kublai Khans invading fleet disappears in typhoon near Japan on August - 14.  

1385  Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence on August - 14.  

1385  Battle at Aljubarotta-Portugal defeats Castile on this day in history.  

1395  On August - 14 utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1457  Oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg) on this day in history.  

1498  On August - 14 columbus landed at the mouth of the Orinoco River in Venezuela  

1551  Turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli on August - 14.  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher on August - 14.  

1559  On August - 14 spanish explorer de Luna lands in Pensacola Bay,Fla  

1585  Queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands on August - 14.  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1597  Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history irish rebel Hugh O'Neill, the earl of Tyrone, annihilates an English force at Yellow Ford, marking the greatest Irish victory in the wars with the English  

1624  Dutch fleet ceases Callao the Lima in Peru on this day in history.  

1626  On this day in history daniel Elsevier, book publisher/publisher  

1636  Spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens on August - 14.  

1642  On this day in history able Tasmans ships Heemskerck/Zeehaen depart out of Batavia  

1642  On August - 14 cosimo III de' Medici, monarch of Florence (1670-1723)  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1675  Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer on this day in history.  

1678  On this day in history battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on this day in history.  

1688  On August - 14 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)  

1714  Claude-Joseph Vernet, French painter on August - 14.  

1727  On August - 14 henriette-Anne of France, daughter of king Louis XV (d.1752)  

1727  On August - 14 william Croft, composer, dies at 48  

1737  On this day in history charles Hutton, mathematician  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on August - 14.  

1473  On this day in history birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  On August - 14 birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  On this day in history birth of fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

1575  On this day in history birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.  

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on August - 14.  

1625  On this day in history birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On August - 14 death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 14.  

1204  On this day in history death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)  

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on August - 14.  

1433  On August - 14 johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on this day in history.  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on August - 14.  

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